The season began streaming worldwide as an ONA on Netflix starting on December 1, 2021, with Netflix releasing the first set of twelve episodes at once. The weekly Japanese television broadcasts started on January 7, 2022. On March 26, 2022, it was announced that another set of twelve episodes would be released on Netflix in Fall 2022.
On July 1, 2022, at the Anime Expo Warner Bros. panel, a new trailer debuted showcasing new footage with an ending sequence announcing that Episodes 13-24 will release worldwide on Netflix on September 1, 2022. The weekly Japanese television broadcasts will begin on October 7, 2022.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : January 8, 2022 (TV)
Florida, 2011. Framed for a DUI and imprisoned, young Jolyne Cujoh has been detained. After an embarrassing incident, she gets acquainted with another female inmate. Before she is transferred to prison, Jolyne receives a few items from her family including a strange Stone Pendant on which she pricks herself. Learning it has come from her father, Jolyne angrily tosses it away. On the way to prison, Jolyne befriends the inmate, named Ermes Costello. Suddenly, Jolyne gains a mysterious new power which allows her to unravel her body into a thread and she saves Ermes from an abusive guard. A flashback shows that Jolyne and her boyfriend Romeo Jisso hit a bystander by accident but hid the body. However, Romeo then betrayed Jolyne, denouncing her and hiring a corrupt lawyer for her in order to set her to be condemned to 15 years in prison without a possibility of appeal. Jolyne manages to avenge herself from the lawyer but she still stands to lose her youth in the dreary Green Dolphin Street Prison.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : January 15, 2022 (TV)
Jolyne is briefed on the few official rules inside of Green Dolphin Street Prison before she's shoved into the female ward. In her cell, Jolyne meets her cellmate Gwess. Gwess is a two-faced cellmate who's somehow acquired Jolyne's pendant and refuses to give it back. However, Jolyne is more worried about Gwess's strange parakeet. The next morning, Jolyne tries to investigate the parakeet and finds that it is merely an emptied skin with the shrunken remains of a body. Suddenly, Jolyne is shrunk too and Gwess captures her. Jolyne is forced to don a rat skin to scout a way to escape the prison. The plan goes awry and Jolyne is attacked by Gwess's Stand Goo Goo Dolls. Worse, a guard sees Jolyne in the wrong side of a barred gate and raises the alarm. Thankfully, Jolyne also awakens her own Stand Stone Free. Jolyne manages to beat Gwess into submission and escapes the guards.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : January 22, 2022 (TV)
Jolyne acclimates herself to her Stone Free, exploring its abilities and limits. She also has to accustom herself to prison and when a girl borrows a dollar from Jolyne, Gwess warns her that those who can't assert themselves in prison are relentlessly bullied. Jolyne thus quickly goes to the girl and forces her to give her back her money plus the interest. Suddenly, Jolyne sees a mysterious boy who warns her not to go to the meeting rooms tomorrow. In another ward, a man is warning about an incoming visit. The next day, Jolyne is called to the meeting rooms and she discreetly receives a gift from the boy. Jolyne then meets her father Jotaro Kujo, who reveals that Jolyne was trapped by a follower of DIO named Johngalli A.. Their tense reunion is interrupted when a Stand appears and a sniper shoots down the guard.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : January 29, 2022 (TV)
Jolyne and Jotaro are trapped in the meeting room, while the blind sniper Johngalli A. reads the air currents through his Stand Manhattan Transfer. Emporio reappears to tell Jolyne about a secret passage out of the meeting room, but Johngalli A. detects the boy and sends his Stand in pursuit of him. Jolyne decides to go protect Emporio. Reaching a machine room, Jolyne avoids a shot to the head from Johngalli A.'s rifle and manages to capture Manhattan Transfer before crushing it. Johngalli reappears but Jotaro quickly defeats him. Nonetheless, Jolyne realizes that something is wrong and notices several discrepancies. She realizes that she's been living a dream and she wakes up. The real attack was a hallucination combined with an acid that slowly melts her and Jotaro. Jolyne is awake but still immobilized.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : February 5, 2022 (TV)
Jolyne and Jotaro are caught in a psychological assault that made them live a dream while an acid is melting them in the meeting room. Jotaro finally awakens too from his torpor, though they are both immobilized. He manages to send Jolyne into the door's electronic lock in order to open it and the both of them exit the meeting room. Jotaro has planned everything and guides Jolyne through the prison in order to reach the beach, where a submarine awaits them. However, Jotaro and Jolyne are caught in a pincer attack from the real Johngalli A. and a second enemy Stand named Whitesnake, which steals two DISCs from Jotaro, robbing him of his power and putting him in a coma. Jolyne puts Jotaro in the submarine, which automatically goes away, but surrenders to the guard in order to stay in prison. She plans on finding the DISCs and give them back to Jotaro to save her father, and thus allies herself with the boy named Emporio Alnino.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : February 12, 2022 (TV)
While Jolyne is put into solitary confinement for her attempted evasion, Emporio plans on meeting Ermes at her request. In the medical ward, Ermes suddenly awakens when the janitor tried to steal from her. Confused, Ermes remembers having pricked herself on the Stone Pendant when she picked it up and then suffered from a fever. Ermes then discovers that she can make stickers appear on her palm. When she puts a sticker on an object, she can duplicate it. She attacks the janitor and is surprised to see DISCs sprouting from him and takes one out of curiosity. The janitor, an unstable depressive named Thunder McQueen confronts her about it. While he isn't hostile, McQueen's Stand Highway to Hell makes it so Ermes will share McQueen's fate. While attempting to escape from him, Ermes meets Emporio, who explains the situation to her. Ermes is forced to confront McQueen as he tries to electrocute himself but Ermes manages to knock him out. Ermes decides to ally herself with Jolyne.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : February 19, 2022 (TV)
One evening, two men are killed by a mysterious blob monster. The next day, a search party is organized with some of the female prisoners to scan the farmlands of the prison. Jolyne volunteers herself because she's read McQueen's memory DISC and seen that there is a stash of DISCs in the wheel of a tractor. Unfortunately, their hands are tied because they must put a special bomb bracelet that trigger if they go to far from a guard. Suddenly, Jolyne and Ermes notice that there is another extra inmate who's sneaked inside of their group but they cannot remember who was called up and who's the intruder. However, the guard is killed and his corpse is being taken away in the water. Ermes and Jolyne are forced to go retrieve the corpse and fight off a strange monster that can multiply in the water.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : February 26, 2022 (TV)
Jolyne and Ermes accuse the other prisoners to be the enemy. Frightened, they begin to accuse each other, but soon the heroes discover that the entire party has been killed and taken over by Foo Fighters, a plankton colony made sentient by a DISC which is tasked with protecting the DISC stash. Foo Fighters divides into two, one taking away the guard's corpse to trigger the bracelets, the other heading in the main hanger to protect the DISC. Ermes takes care of the one in the water, luring it on land and killing it by sprinkling it with the dry dust of one of the inmates' corpse, which dehydrates it. Meanwhile, Jolyne fights the Foo Fighters in the hangar. She manages to start up the tractor, forcing Foo Fighters to cross the farmlands in order to stop it and it loses its water. However, Jolyne spares it. Touched, Foo Fighters allies itself with Jolyne and Ermes, and takes over one of the corpse to blend in. Jolyne retrieves the Star Platinum DISC. Later, the real mastermind, father Enrico Pucci the prison priest, discovers the theft.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : March 5, 2022 (TV)
Enrico Pucci feels the need to get rid of Jolyne and retrieve the Star Platinum DISC. He brainwashes another female prisoner nemad Miraschon to do his bidding. In the recreation grounds, Jolyne and Foo Fighters are playing catch when Miraschon confronts them and bets they cannot complete 100 consecutive throws, which Jolyne and F.F. manage. Miraschon wants to repeat the bet, and Ermes accepts to play with F.F. but then the recreation time is ending. Disturbed by a guard, Ermes has to cheat to catch the ball but Miraschon's Stand Marilyn Manson activates. It senses Ermes's trickery and takes her money but also her liver to sell it to the black market. Jolyne and F.F. are forced to play as Miraschon tries to lose them in the crowd of prisoners returning to their ward. Jolyne manages to corner Miraschon in a service lift and beats her into submission.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : March 12, 2022 (TV)
Jolyne decides to contact the Speedwagon Foundation and they agree to meet in a courtyard so that she can deliver the Star Platinum DISC to the foundation. Jolyne meets with Emporio and another companion named Weather Report. Weather is amnesic because his memories were stolen by Whitesnake and he wants to know why. Moreover, Weather can control the weather with his Stand The group manages to escape from one of Pucci's agents, Lang Rangler, though Lang manages to graze Jolyne with his spit. While Emporio stays behind, Jolyne tries to bribe her way to the courtyard but she then soon begins to float because of Lang's ability Jumpin' Jack Flash. Lang Rangler comes in to steal the DISC. Jolyne and Weather follow him up to the laundry room, the room just before the courtyard.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : March 19, 2022 (TV)
Enrico Pucci learns about Jolyne's call. Meanwhile in the laundry room, Jolyne discovers that her loss of gravity is creating a dangerous vacuum around her. Thankfully, Weather manages to trap some air by creating cloud suits for the both of them. Still, Lang can harrass them from afar with his wrist shooters. Weather tries to go away to get more air while Lang shoots at him and Jolyne does her best to protect him. Finally, Jolyne manages to pull Lang inside of the vacuum, forcing him to cancel his power. Jolyne is thus free to pummel him. Weather is gravely wounded and thus is forced to rest in a corner. Jolyne has to go through another metal door before she can reach the courtyard and trick the man in the other side into opening it. The man is revealed to be Pucci himself, who's come near the courtyard to check on it.
WW: December 1, 2021 (Netflix) : March 26, 2022 (TV)
Pucci decides to trick Jolyne and allows her to reach the courtyard. However, he's brainwashed a prison guard and put in there just in case, and the guard shoots Jolyne and she loses the DISC. Trapped in the laundry room, Weather cannot help Jolyne but creates a huge chaos by causing a rain of poisonous frogs. Wounded, Jolyne tries her best to protect herself from the frog rain. Pucci too is exposed to the rain when the frogs break through a skylight. Using his powers, Pucci manages to escape the rain. When the rain stops, Pucci sends Whitesnake the retrieve the DISC but Jolyne snatches it and gives it to Savage Garden, a messenger pigeon sent by the Foundation. The pigeon escapes with the Star Platinum DISC, but Jolyne still needs to retrieve Jotaro's memory DISC to save him.